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>>> coming up, david tereshchuk on the lilongctivm of rosa parks, who would have been 100 years old next week. >>> also, judy valente reports on the city long known for its religious conservatism that spent all last year fostering interfaith understanding. >>> and sufi whirling dervishes at washington's smithsonian institution. >>> welcome. >>> welcome. i'm bob abernethy. it's good to have you with us. a dramatic developme this week the catholic church's sex abuse crisis. prominent retired cardinal roger mahony was stripped of his public and administrative church duties in los angeles amid widespread criticism of how he covered up allegations of child sex abuse by priests. l.a.'s current archbishop jose gomez took the unprecedented step as the archdiocese began releasing internal documents which revealed the extent to which mahony worked to protect the church from the abuse scandal. gomez said the behavr described in the files was "sad and evil." mahony has issued several apologies for his actions. advocates for sex abuse victims called this a largely symbolic move. but church exper
for one act and i think part of that celebration puts it all in the past, right, when the actual rosa parks keeps working on racial and social justice issues all the way up to the end of her life. >> brown: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: the man picked to lead the central intelligence agency was called today to defend his positions in the war on terror. john brennan's senate confirmation hearing revolved around several hotly debated policies. "newshour" congressional correspondent kwame holman has our report. >> reporter: even before the hearing got tru
's ceremony unveiling a statue of civil rights pioneer rosa parks in the u.s. capitol. >> she lived a life of activism but also a life of dignity and grace. and in a single moment with the simplest of gestures she helped change america and change the world. >> brown: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> support also comes from >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: the nine justices of the u.s. supreme court pondered a central piece of civil rights legislation today. at issue: whether it's still needed, 48 years after it first became law. >> we are not there yet! >> brown: georgia congressman and civil rights leader john lewis was one of many who rallied outside the court this morning for the voting rights act. they were there on a day the justices heard a challenge to a key section of the law: it requires states with a hist
by congresswoman rosa delauro of connecticut. >> storm that hill, make the difference. >> inside, the activists are greeted by congresswoman donna edwards of maryland, who, with delauro, has introduced legislation raising the minimum wage for tipped workers. >> i know that when i waited tables, i didn't just do it because i needed some extra change. i did it because i had to pay my rent. i did it because i had to make sure that i had food in my refrigerator. i did it because i needed transportaon tget back and forth to school. it was a job. >> saru jayaraman's new book "behind the kitchen door" is an insider's expose of what it's really like to work at the lowest rungs of the restaurant industry. >> there are actually now over 10 million restaurant workers in the united states. so seven of the ten lowest paying jobs in america are restaurant jobs, and the two absolute lowest paying jobs in america are restaurant dishwashers and fast food preps and cooks are the two absolute lowest paying jobs in america. these workers earn poverty wages because the minimum wage for tipped workers at the federal
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